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Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...

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Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Campfire Conversations

Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Public Library present Campfire Conversations...

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Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...

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Monday, May 7, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

Join Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the...

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh ...

Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks presents a public sculpture...

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh ...

Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks presents a public sculpture...

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...

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Friday, May 11, 2018
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Weekday Nature Exploration

Join Prospect Park Alliance for free nature education programs every...

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Saturday, May 12, 2018
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International Migratory Bir...

Help Prospect Park Alliance celebrate the importance of stop-overs like...

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Sunday, May 13, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Empire State Building

Prospect Park 150: Empire State Building Lighting

Thursday, October 19 , 6 pm – 12 am, 2017

In celebration of the official 150th Anniversary of the Park's opening, the Empire State Building will officially turn green! Take a pic and share on social with #prospectpark150.

230 Fifth in Manhattan will host a viewing party for Prospect Park Alliance with happy hour drink and food specials from 5-7 pm.

Join us to raise a glass to Prospect Park and celebrate this milestone.

Admission

Free
Prospect Park

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

Thursday, October 19 , 10 am – 2 pm, 2017

Register online or call (718) 287-3400 for more information

The Alliance’s Thursday Corps volunteers perform a multitude of different projects throughout the Park. The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects. Regardless of physical ability, there's something for everyone to do.

Admission

Free, Registration Required

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Audubon Center

Nature Exploration

Thursday, October 19 , 12 pm – 5 pm, 2017

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.

  • Discovery Pack, 12–3 pm: The Prospect Park Alliance invites you to get inspired by nature with our new Discovery Packs, a ready-to-go kits filled with nature activities for families.
  • Bird Nerd Game Hour 1–2 pm: Learn about birds and nature in this fun, mildly competitive hour of puzzles, Bingo, card games, and more!
  • Nature on the Go! 2–3 pm: An Alliance Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can learn about the nature that is all around us. This program leaves promptly at 2 pm. 
  • Animal Encounter 3–4 pm: Join Alliance Naturalists in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.

Admission

Free
Brooklyn Historical Society

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

All Day, Thursday, October 19, 2017

On view July 13 through September 2018

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Prospect Park, Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance present an exhibition that celebrates the founding vision of the Park, traces its social and historical trajectories, and examines the important role that Prospect Park has played as “Brooklyn’s Backyard” for 150 years. 

The Brooklyn Historical Society is closed on major holidays. 

Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society website for hours of operation.